Top 10 Shortstops

The K Zone Overall Ranking Mike’s Ranking Ian’s Ranking Mojo’s Ranking Maddie’s Ranking Jack’s Ranking Aaron’s Ranking
1 Francisco Lindor (CLE)  Francisco Lindor (CLE) Francisco Lindor (CLE) Francisco Lindor (CLE) Francisco Lindor (CLE) Francisco Lindor (CLE)  Francisco Lindor (CLE)
2 Corey Seager (LAD)  Trea Turner (WSH) Trea Turner (WSH) Corey Seager (LAD) Trea Turner (WSH) Trevor Story (COL) Trea Turner (WSH)
3 Trea Turner (WSH) Andrelton Simmons (LAA)  Corey Seager (LAD) Carlos Correa (HOU) Corey Seager (LAD) Corey Seager (LAD)  Corey Seager (LAD)
4 Carlos Correa (HOU) Carlos Correa (HOU) Andrelton Simmons (LAA) Andrelton Simmons (LAA) Andrelton Simmons (LAA) Xander Bogaerts (BOS) Javier Baez (CHC)
5 Andrelton Simmons (LAA) Corey Seager (LAD)  Trevor Story (COL) Trea Turner (WSH) Carlos Correa (HOU) Carlos Correa (HOU) Trevor Story (COL)
6 Trevor Story (COL) Trevor Story (COL)  Carlos Correa (HOU) Trevor Story (COL) Trevor Story (COL) Javier Baez (CHC) Andrelton Simmons (LAA)
7 Xander Bogaerts (BOS) Didi Gregorius (NYY) Javier Baez (CHC) Xander Bogaerts (BOS) Xander Bogaerts (BOS) Trea Turner (WSH) Carlos Correa (HOU)
8 Javier Baez (CHC) Xander Bogaerts (BOS) Xander Bogaerts (BOS) Did Gregorious (NYY) Jean Segura (PHI) Jean Segura (PHI) Xander Bogaerts (BOS)
9 Didi Gregorious (NYY) Javier Baez (CHC)  Didi Gregorius (NYY) Jean Segura (PHI) Didi Gregorious (NYY) Andrelton Simmons (LAA) Jean Segura (PHI)
10 Jean Segura (PHI)  Paul DeJong (STL) Adalberto Mondesi (KC) Javier Baez (CHC) Javier Baez (CHC) Didi Gregorius (NYY) Didi Gregorius (NYY)

After experiencing an influx in a rookies a few seasons ago, shortstop has surprisingly become a beacon of young offensive talent. The position is highlighted by unanimous number one Francisco Lindor. He will miss the first month of the season on the IL, but he keeps the spot due to his 7.6 fWAR, 38 home runs, 25 stolen bases, and 14 DRS in 2018. Corey Seager barely played last year, but he was still selected for the second spot due to his remarkable consistency in the two before that. In 2016, he slashed .308/.365/.512 with 7.0 fWAR, and in 2017 his line read .295/.275/.476 with 5.9 fWAR. Infamous PTBNL Trea Turner ranks third. The speedster led the NL with 43 stolen bases in 162 games in 2018, and, while he hit a respectable .271, he hopes he can regain some of the hitting ability he showed when he hit .342 as a rookie. The still-young Carlos Correa follows Turner. Despite an awful 2018 in which he batted .239, he was an MVP candidate the year before with 152 wRC+ and 5.2 fWAR in only 109 games. Fifth overall is Andrelton Simmons, whose defensive wizardry (21 DRS last year, and he has never dipped below 19 in a season) brought his fWAR up to 5.5 last season for the Angels. After falling out from his 2016 power super-breakout, people thought Trevor Story was done by the end of last season. But, he proved the general public wrong last year when he hit 37 homers and stole 27 in Denver. Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts had his strongest season yet in 2018, with 133 wRC+ and 4.9 fWAR. The pending free agent has had a WAR over 4.6 for three of the past four years. Despite his breakout, Javier Baez sits at eighth on the table, likely due to criticism of his high BABIP and low walk rate. Still, he put up strong totals with 34 home runs and 21 stolen bases. Yankees SS Didi Gregorius comes in at #9. His 1.156 April OPS was one of the best in history, although he fell off later in the season, and will miss considerable time in 2019. Finally, Phillies acquisition Jean Segura ranks tenth after hitting over .300 for the third consecutive year and stealing 20 bases for the sixth.


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